Pay Rate: $30
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Contract

Our client is looking to hire a Production Scheduler to exceed customer expectations through meeting schedules, improving ship dates when required and meeting emergency order dates.


  • Schedules production using various electronic and paper MRP systems based upon Planner/Buyer MRP orders, configured customer orders and/or Kanban requirements to satisfy the production plan and customer schedules.
  • Coordinates with the supervisor to assign manpower to the various jobs within the employee’s classification.
  • Manages MRP data per the Customer Service Representative to update schedules for canceled orders, changed order dates, changed order specifications, and expedite requests.
  • Monitors and releases customer orders in the MRP Scheduling software (Daily Buckets) based on communicated material availability from the various planner-buyers. 5.
  • Communicates potential part shortages to the factory manager and planner-buyers through various communication channels including the On Time Database.
  • Maintenance of daily MRP data consisting of material requests, material moves, pick requests, etc.
  • Maintains inventory accuracy records by assigning warehouse attendants daily cycle counts, reconciling count discrepancies, and fixing root cause issues.


  • Associate Degree in business administration or any other related field with 2-5 years’ experience in a manufacturing facility.
  • Must possess excellent computer skills in MRP and desk top applications which include Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access.
  • Certification in Inventory Management and/or experience in Lean Manufacturing methodology preferred
  • Working knowledge of SAP a plus.
  • Will affect ability to deliver to our customers on time, ability to process work to product

All interested and qualified candidates, please send a copy of your resume in MS Word format to